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Event Name :
Mahila Kisan Divas
Event Venue :
Village Nadala
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,J.J. Farm, Near New Grain Market,Sultanpur Road, PO. Sheikhupur,Distt. Kapurthala
Contact person details :
Avneet Kaur Ahuja
Asstt. Prof. Home Science
9779471010 01822233056
Event Date :
10/15/2017 To 10/15/2017
Objective: Over the years, there is a gradual realization of the key role of women in agricultural development and their vital contribution in the field of agriculture, food security, horticulture, processing, nutrition, sericulture, fisheries, and other allied sectors. To recognize their efforts and work done, “Mahila Kisan Divas” is celebrated all over India on 15th October.
Pre Event Description :
KVK, Kapurthala celebrated this day in village Nadala in collaboration with Child Development Project Officer. More than 50 farm women of and around Nadala enthusiastically participated in this event. Smt. Avneet Kaur, Asstt. Prof. (Home Sc), motivated the farm women to adopt agricultural allied occupations viz. seasonal fruit and vegetable processing, dairy farming, poultry farming, bee-keeping and mushroom cultivation for income generation. Dr. Amandeep Kaur, Asstt. Prof. (Vegetable Sc.) delivered a lecture on importance of Kitchen Garden and to go in for crop diversification.
Target Group: Farm Women
Image: Celebration of Mahila Kisan Divas
Image: Distribution of fruit plants and winter vegetable kit on mahila kisan divas.